Homeless Veterans at Scottish Veterans’ Residences (SVR) housing support services in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow will benefit from a generous donation of 350 professionally produced face coverings to use when lockdown starts to ease.Read more
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A newly refurbished dining area for homeless veterans at Edinburgh’s Whitefoord House has been unveiled today.Read more
Sainsbury’s Meadowbank announces volunteering with Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) in Edinburgh. This initiative is part of the supermarket’s 150th birthday celebrations which includes 150 days of volunteering across the country that continues the company’s history of putting local communities first.Read more
Graeme Dey MSP, Scotland’s Veterans Minister, met with staff of Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) in Glasgow today as the charity announced it has secured accreditation as a Living Wage employer.Read more
Ex-Fusilier Allen Clarke set up the group at Bellrock Close in Glasgow after discovering that making art was highly beneficial to his own mental healthRead more
We asking you to pledge your support and to update you on some very positive developments on our quest to eliminate Veterans’ homelessness following our reception at the House of Lords in March.
The University of York research that we launched at the reception highlights how some ex-Service personnel slip through the net and end up homeless after leaving the Armed Forces. Evidence suggests that well over a thousand ex-service personnel each year require urgent support to find accommodation.
On the back of this research we developed a Call to Action to help tackle this important issue.Read more
The Cobseo Housing Cluster received the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) Working Together Award at the Soldiering on Awards on Friday 20th April, at a special ceremony at Westminster Bridge Park Plaza.
The Cluster is a combination of 30 veterans’ housing organizations and charities formed to provide veteran specific housing and create an integrated veterans’ housing sector, with clear pathways for ex-Service personnel and their families in housing need to move into permanent homes.Read more